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#325985 - 05/23/20 05:17 PM Re: Reinfection of COVID19 [Re: Hamish Howl]
jgw Offline

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Yah, not gonna fight that one. One thing that Trump has consistency on is tests, ALL tests. What comes out of his mouth are promises and then remarks about tests, none of which are either true nor in favor of. He REALLY is against them! I have no idea why. Had he dealt with the testing problem, a long time ago, we would have been a LOT further down the road and opening stuff up might almost make sense. Now, however, when nobody, basically, knows nuth'n (well, except in a kindofa macro scale)

#325987 - 05/23/20 05:26 PM Re: Reinfection of COVID19 [Re: Hamish Howl]
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Trump has never done well on tests... any of them. So he hates them. All of them. Tests provide data. And if there is one thing Trump despises it is data. When he was in school his tests demonstrated he didn't understand what he was being taught. Personality tests showed he was a sociopath with personality disorders. Tests, in Trump's mind, are bad, bad, bad.
A well reasoned argument is like a diamond: impervious to corruption and crystal clear - and infinitely rarer.

Here, as elsewhere, people are outraged at what feels like a rigged game -- an economy that won't respond, a democracy that won't listen, and a financial sector that holds all the cards. - Robert Reich

#325990 - 05/23/20 05:40 PM Re: Reinfection of COVID19 [Re: jgw]
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Originally Posted By: jgw
Now all we need is a really good, quick, antibody test available to EVERYBODY! If we can get that then we will be on the way to success. That is because everybody that has antibody against covid-19 are in theory, done with Covid-19 and can neither get infected again nor can they spread it to others. There have been speculations that there are a LOT of folks who have had it and moved on. Many, we are told, don't even know that they had it in the first place. This means there is an entire cadre of folks who can work, and be in public spaces, with no fear of covid-19.

The problem is with the antibody test and I expect that one to get fixed pretty soon (probably more wishful thinking) <sigh>

The "a lot of folks" part is unproven. Sweden deliberately tried to create herd immunity by not going into lockdown. They have only 7% of the population with antibodies, as of now.

The CDC has just revised the idea that the number of cases is ten times bigger than the name of confirmed cases. As of now, we have tested 14 million people in the US and only 1.6 million came back positive. The idea that the contagion is much more widespread than we think, is losing traction.
Please take COVID-19 seriously; don't panic but don't deny it; practice social distancing (stay 6ft from people); wash your hands a lot, don't touch your face, don't gather with too many people, so that you help us contain it.

#325993 - 05/23/20 06:42 PM Re: Reinfection of COVID19 [Re: GreatNewsTonight]
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The only way to prove any of this stuff is testing. Testing people and testing tests - forever or until we have all we need - both tests and results.

It seems to be getting a bit more complex that I had first thought.

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